August 14, 2012

Where sports cycling is the mother of bicycle transport.

A few nights ago on twitter, I saw the “go-Dutch” bike advocacy cheer squad all retweeting a pithy claim that went something like this: “promoting sports cycling does nothing at all to promote bicycle transport”. “Bravo”, […]
August 8, 2012

Bike Hour, Saturday 22 Sept., 6-7pm.

I don’t normally use my blog to support activist campaigns, but since Bike Hour was my own amazing idea, I’ll make an exception. Bike Hour is coming folks! Sept 22, between 6 and 7 pm, wherever […]
August 2, 2012

Danish cyclists never lost their political clout

It does become rather wearisome, hearing how Copenhagen had lost virtually all of its cycling by the late 1960s, before clawing its way back from nothing. People are told this supposed fact, to be primed ready […]
August 1, 2012

Toward a bike-focused view of urban renewal

If you consider just how few of the world’s cities use bikes for any more than 1 or 2% of all trips, it is amazing that cycling gets as much press as it does. But it’s […]
July 27, 2012

She lives in my town!

I don’t know her face or her name, just her type: the fabulous art school chic who crochets her own skirt guards. The token whacky big art in front of the School of Visual and Performing […]